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  • RN to BSN

    Students are able to advance quickly through areas they have experience in, enabling them to draw on their real-life experiences as an RN. Personalized Learning requires students to demonstrate their knowledge of the material through online testing for each competency, meaning the more experience they have, the faster they progress towards their BSN degree. Nurses graduate from NAU's RN to BSN program with the skills needed to provide exceptional patient care.


    Program Requirements

    • Current license to practice as a registered nurse in the state where you will be doing the final project.
    • Either an Associate's or a Bachelor's degree that meets the following:
      • An Associate's degree earned in Arizona must include the Arizona General Education Curriculum (AGEC) certification, or
      • An Associate's degree earned outside of Arizona must include credits that meet NAU's liberal studies/diversity requirements, or
      • A Bachelor's degree earned at an accredited university in the United States

    The following areas of study are needed, however if not completed at the time of enrollment, they are available through the Personalized Learning program:

    • Developmental Psychology
    • Nutrition
    • Statistics
    • General Pathology


    For more information on these requirements, please contact an Admissions Counselor who will answer all of your questions. 


    Program Overview

    NAU's RN to BSN Personalized Learning program includes the following areas of study:

    • Introduction to Nursing as a Discipline and Profession
    • Health Assessment for Registered Nurses (and practicum)
    • Basic Principles in Palliative Care
    • Gerontology
    • Family Nursing Roles
    • Nursing Informatics and Healthcare Policy
    • Research and Evidence-Based Practice
    • Public Health Nursing Roles
    • Nursing Leadership (Capstone) and Nursing Leadership Applications


    How to Apply

    Please contact us to speak with one of our Admissions Counselors, who can provide further details on the program and the application process at (800) 628-0040.

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